The most recent consensus has yielded a huge bombshell that will affect California’s impact on national politics. California is beginning to lose population, and reportedly, the state will lose an electoral vote and a seat in the House.
Thanks to high taxes, crippling lockdowns, and skyrocketing wealth disparity, Californians are fleeing the Golden State in droves.
The San Francisco Chronicle reported, “California lost a net of 135,600 people to other states over the year, and many of the departing residents left from coastal areas with glaring wealth inequalities, including Los Angeles and the Bay Area.”
This is the third year in a row that California’s population has declined as more and more middle-class Americans are forced out. California is becoming a state for the uber-wealthy or the uber-poor with in-between.
California will continue to be a stronghold for Democrats, but the recent trends indicate a loss of political clout, which is bad for Democrats.
The state is in such a bad position that Republicans are campaigning to have Governor Gavin Newsom (D) recalled. That movement has evolved from a purely partisan campaign to uniting Democrats and Republicans alike who have suffered under Newsom’s terrible policies.
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